Introducing the top 25 best dinner recipes of all time! From mouth-watering to savory, from copy-cat recipes to soups, it’s always so hard to pick just a few! These are all tried and tested, delicious, easy family meals. Enjoy!
25 Best Dinner Recipes of All Time
Best Ever Meatloaf
The BEST Meatloaf is such an easy classic meal. This is my mother’s delicious recipe with an added touch of delicious sauce. Add this to your dinner rotation. I promise it’ll quickly become a favorite family meal!
Ready In: 2 hours | Serves: 6-8
Main Ingredients: Ground Beef, Ketchup, Apricot preserves, Ritz crackers
The Best Chili on Earth
This homemade chili recipe is a contest winner, total crowd pleaser and the best chili you’ll find. It is packed with flavor, texture and color. Make it for your next gathering, large or small, and you will get rave reviews. Add jalapenos for extra spice or go mild!
Ready In: 8-9 hours (slow cooker) or 2 1/2 hours (stovetop) | Serves: 12
Main Ingredients: Ground Beef, Beans, Tomato Sauce, Jalapenos, Onions
Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash
Cook spaghetti squash in your Instant Pot for an evenly-cooked squash in a fraction of the time it takes to prepare it in an oven! This healthy and easy recipe is a great side dish. Or use it in place of pasta and serve with spaghetti sauce!
Ready In: 25 minutes | Serves: 2
Main Ingredients: Spaghetti Squash
These Chicken Enchiladas are the most delicious version of the popular Mexican recipe and they are super easy to prepare. Cater the amount of spice in the recipe to be as mild or hot as you like!
Make homemade enchilada sauce to send them into a new realm of delicious. This is one of the best dinner recipes of all time!
Ready In: 50 minutes | Serves: 8
Main Ingredients: Shredded Chicken, Homemade enchilada sauce, jalapenos, vegetables, cheese
Instant Pot Roast Beef with Potatoes and Carrots
Make your next pot roast in your Instant Pot! Beef, potatoes, carrots and gravy are made in a single pot and they cook perfectly every time. This is the juiciest, most tender roast your lips will ever taste! Great easy dinner option any night of the week that the whole family will love!
Ready In: 1 hour 30 minutes | Serves: 8
Main Ingredients: Roast, Potatoes, Carrots, Onion
Instant Pot Mac and Cheese
Instant Pot Mac and Cheese is a dream come true! Your pressure cooker will create perfectly cooked and creamy pasta every time. Done in 20 minutes, this side OR main dish cooks absolutely perfectly every single time!
Ready In: 25 minutes | Serves: 8-10
Main Ingredients: Macaroni pasta, Salted butter, Milk, Velveeta, Cheddar cheese, Mozzarella cheese
Instant Pot Sloppy Joes
A childhood staple, Sloppy Joes are hearty and delicious! Make them in your Instant Pot for a super quick and easy dinner that has a sweet and savory sauce. The perfect recipe for family dinner and potlucks.
Ready In: 30 minutes | Serves: 10
Main Ingredients: Ground beef, Onion, Ketchup, Mustard, Brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce
Homestyle Ground Beef Casserole
Homestyle Ground Beef Casserole tastes even better than Mom’s famous recipe! This is a perfect hearty weeknight meal to put on the table. Guaranteed to fill you up with each comforting bite, this dinner will quickly become a family favorite!
Ready In: 1 hour | Serves: 8
Main Ingredients: Egg noodles, Ground beef, Sour cream, Cream cheese, Rotel, Cheeses
Instant Pot Pork Chops with Gravy
This is the best pork chop Instant Pot recipe you’ll find! This Instant Pot Pork Chops has a delicious gravy sauce and it comes together quickly. It is so delicious and is a quick, easy meal for busy nights.
Ready In: 40 min | Serves: 4
Main Ingredients: Pork chops, Mushrooms, Cream of mushroom, Dry soup onion mix, Worcestershire
Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls
A Chipotle favorite is easy to make in your Instant Pot in under 25 minutes! Fill your Instant Pot Burrito Bowl with chicken, rice, beans and corn and top with cilantro, avocado and salsa!
Ready In: 33 minutes | Serves: 6-8
Main Ingredients: Chicken breasts, Taco seasoning, Salsa, Corn, Black beans, Green chilies, Rice,
Easy Beef Stroganoff is a comforting classic dinner option for any night of the week and it’s done in under 30 minutes. Delicious served over a steaming pile of egg noodles or mashed potatoes, this is one of the best dinner recipes of all time!
Ready In: 1 hour, 45 minutes | Serves: 8
Main Ingredients: Egg noodles, Steak, Sour cream, Onion, Mushrooms, Garlic, Beef broth, Worcestershire
Oven Baked Beef Tacos
Make an entire batch of delicious beef tacos in under 20 minutes! A refried bean and cheese mixture are secretly hiding underneath a layer of tacos to make a complete meal in a single pan. Super easy meal for taco night!
Ready In: 25 minutes | Serves: 12
Main Ingredients: Ground beef, taco seasoning, Refried beans, Green onions, Cheeses, Lettuce, Taco shells
Slow Cooker or Instant Pot Crack Chicken
Crack Chicken (aka, Chicken Bacon Ranch Sandwiches) is an addicting and delicious lunch or dinner option. With just a few minutes of prep required, it is a great weeknight meal AND the perfect party food!
Ready In: 4 hours 30 minutes | Serves: 6-8
Main Ingredients: Chicken breast, Cream cheese, Dry ranch seasoning, Bacon, Green onions
Instant Pot Ribs
Make your next rack of ribs in an Instant Pot for a super tender, juicy, meaty meal! Use baby back ribs or spare ribs for this recipe. The meat is fall off the bone tender! This is one of the best dinner recipes of all time!
Ready In: 1 hour | Serves: 6
Main Ingredients: Baby Back Ribs, BBQ sauce, Brown sugar, Paprika,
Baked Ziti is one of my favorite comforting pasta dishes of ALL TIME! Packed with flavorful meat sauce and layers of cheesy goodness, you will enjoy each flavorful bite. This delicious dinner feeds a lot of people and is super filling and hearty.
Ready In: 1 hour | Serves: 8
Main Ingredients: Zita pasta, Ground Beef, Onion, Garlic, Spaghetti sauce, Sour cream, Cheeses
Instant Pot Ham Bone Soup
Use your leftover ham bone to make this comforting, hearty Ham Bone Soup in your Instant Pot! Dinner will be on the table in less than an hour, but the soup tastes like it has been simmering in a slow cooker all day long!
Ready In: 60 min | Serves: 6-8
Main Ingredients: Ham bone, Chopped ham, Potato, Corn, Beans, Diced Tomatoes, Carrots
Cauliflower Fried Rice
Cauliflower Fried Rice is a healthy version of the classic Chinese take-out favorite. Serve as a side with any meal and no one will know cauliflower is involved! Tastes great solo with a splash of soy sauce or as a side dish to any meal.
Ready In: 20 minutes | Serves: 6
Main Ingredients: Cauliflower, Onion, Peas, Carrots, Garlic, Onion
Hoisin Chicken Rice Bowls take a quick 20 minutes to make from start to finish. The perfect easy recipe for lunch or dinner, these delicious rice bowls are packed with flavor, color, texture and even a punch of spice!
Ready In: 20 minutes | Serves: 2-4
Main Ingredients: Chicken, Bell peppers, Mushrooms, Hoisin sauce, Ginger, Garlic
Enjoy Chinese takeout at home with this Orange Chicken recipe! No deep frying required and this meal will be a hit with the whole family. This is one of the best dinner recipes of all time!
Ready In: 30 min | Serves: 4
Main Ingredients: Chicken, Soy sauce, Brown sugar, Garlic, Eggs
Loaded Olive Pizza
A perfectly baked crust is topped with red pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese and a variety of delicious olives! This Olive Pizza is definitely meant for the olive-lovers of the world.
Ready In: 25 min | Serves: 12
Main Ingredients: Pizza dough, Pizza sauce, Olives, Mozzarella cheese
Egg Roll in a Bowl
Unleash the delicious egg roll! Enjoy the ingredients inside an egg roll minus the carbs and calories. Egg Roll in a Bowl is great as an easy dinner, salad or side dish. Done in 20 minutes and supremely delicious!
Ready In: 20 minutes | Serves: 4
Main Ingredients: Ground sausage, Coleslaw, Veggies, Carrots, Garlic
Avocado Ranch Chicken Wraps
Avocados, ranch and chicken all come together in this delicious wrap. Serve Avocado Ranch Chicken Wraps for your next lunch gathering, pool party or just a light dinner!
Ready In: 15 minutes | Serves: 2
Main Ingredients: Chicken, Tortillas, Avocado Ranch Dressing, Mozzarella cheese, Grape tomatoes
Instant Pot White Turkey Chili
Your Instant Pot will make White Turkey Chili even MORE delicious. Packed with turkey meat, white beans and veggies, this will quickly become a dinner favorite! This comfort food is super flavorful and delicious.
Ready In: 1 hour | Serves: 6-8
Main Ingredients: Ground turkey, Peppers, Jalapenos, Onions, Beans, Corn, Cilantro
Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Tacos
These are the BEST Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Tacos you will ever eat! This recipe requires only FOUR ingredients. The meat turns out flavorful, tender and juicy every single time. Perfect for taco night!
Ready In: 35 minutes | Serves: 8
Main Ingredients: Chicken, Tortillas, Taco seasoning, Cheese
Instant Pot Goulash
Make comforting, hearty Goulash in your Instant Pot! This American version of Goulash could not be easier or more delicious. It cooks perfectly every time and is done in only 30 minutes. Perfect easy dinner any night of the week!
Ready In: 30 minutes | Serves: 8
Main Ingredients: Ground beef, Elbow macaroni, Diced tomatoes, Tomato sauce, Onion, Garlic
Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi
Transform a simple shrimp dinner into an Instant Pot favorite! Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi is done in 25 minutes from start to finish and cooks perfectly every single time. Super delicious dinner option for those busy nights!
Ready In: 25 minutes | Serves: 6
Main Ingredients: Shrimp, Angel hair pasta, Red pepper flakes, Butter, White wine, Garlic
What’s the order of this list? I’m confused. Love the list though 🙂
They are not in any particular order! Let me know what you think should be number 1!